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embrasure

em·bra·sure

embrasure

 
pronunciation:
ihm breI zhr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an opening for a door or window splayed toward the interior.
definition 2: an opening in a wall or parapet splayed toward the exterior, for discharging weapons.
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derivation: embrasured (adj.)